Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1845 and 1859


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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2809

Title: Great gals at home. Parody on \"Old folks at home\"

First Line: Way down by old Thames river

Themes:  Drinking - womenFighting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3100

Title: Trees of the forest. Companion to \"Shells of the ocean\"

First Line: I wander'd through the forest glade

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D17: Old woman
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31B6(+926): Morphology of human expression (+ despairing)
46D3: Newspaper, news-sheet

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D17: Old woman
61BB11(+51): Anonymous historical person portrayed - BB - woman (+ head (and shoulders) (portrait))
31A25552(+82): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
31B6(+9211): Morphology of human expression (+ accusing)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25G3(OAK): Trees: oak

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C1142: Hunters hunting (N.B.: In 1988-1990 this notation denoted the concept of 43C11421 'hunters resting during the hunt')
45C19(SHIELD): Protective weapons: shield
43C11: Hunting, chase
43C111231: Fox hunting
43C1(+423): Sports, games ~ animals (+ hunting with horses)

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